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New Roles for Faculty in Online Education

New Roles for Faculty in Online Education | ewu_ebooks | Scoop.it

The world of higher education has changed, and many classrooms around the world no longer have a teacher standing at the podium in front of the class, like the Economics teacher in Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, who hopelessly—and endlessly—asked a bored and disengaged group of students, “Anyone? Anyone?” In fact, the emergence of online higher education as a new way to complete a college degree has become so popular that many “classrooms” are not even physical, they are virtual learning environments, and the instructor and students may be separated by hundreds of miles.

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CourseSmart

CourseSmart is a new venture founded and supported by the six major higher education textbook publishers: Thomson Learning, Bedford, Freeman & Worth Publishing Group, Houghton Mifflin Company, The McGraw-Hill Companies, Pearson Education, Inc.
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INTERVIEW: Seth Godin on Libraries, Literary Agents and the Future of Book Publishing as We Know It | Digital Book World

INTERVIEW: Seth Godin on Libraries, Literary Agents and the Future of Book Publishing as We Know It | Digital Book World | ewu_ebooks | Scoop.it
He is arguably one of the most successful bloggers and thought-leaders of our time.
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Apple - iBooks Author

Apple - iBooks Author | ewu_ebooks | Scoop.it
iBooks Author, free from the Mac App store, allows you to create beautiful Multi-Touch textbooks — and just about any other kind of book — for iPad.
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Courseload

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Courseload is a revolutionary provider of digital textbooks providing cost savings to students, potential of improved learning outcomes and easy integration for colleges.
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Educators Weigh E-Textbook Cost Comparisons

Educators Weigh E-Textbook Cost Comparisons | ewu_ebooks | Scoop.it
Despite the substantial investments states and districts have made in digital textbooks, and claims from proponents that they save schools money, many officials remain skeptical.
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Crunching the Numbers: iPads vs. Textbooks | OnlineTeachingDegree.com

Crunching the Numbers: iPads vs. Textbooks | OnlineTeachingDegree.com | ewu_ebooks | Scoop.it

The classroom has traditionally been a place of by-the-books learning: you sharpen your pencil, you write math formulas on a paper, you turn that paper in for a grade. In fact, the smell and feel of paper has been central to the learning experience for as long as schools have been established. Times are changing, however, and education is now feeling the pressure of widespread technological proliferation heralded by companies like Apple and Microsoft.

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E-Books - 96 Resources | EDUCAUSE

E-Books - 96 Resources | EDUCAUSE | ewu_ebooks | Scoop.it

E-books have been around since the early 1990s but have had a slow adoption by the higher education community. While e-books allow for the inclusion of richer media, providing a more interactive experience for the reader, the format, as well as access and copyright issues, are still currently evolving. Explore this resource site—a collection of all EDUCAUSE resources related to E-Books.

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Inkling

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Inkling brings the world's best digital textbooks to iPad. From medical school to business school, interactive textbooks from Inkling make learning better.
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